Event Cinema

The very best in ballet, opera, theatre and more on screen at The Harlequin, Enjoy upcoming events from the Bolshoi Ballet, National Theatre, RSC, Royal Opera House, English National Opera and a variety of live and recorded concerts!

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  • Tickets from: £16.00 - £18.00
  • first showing: Tue 19 Jun 2018
  • last showing: Tue 19 Jun 2018

Opéra national de Paris: Don Pasquale (Live)

First performed in Paris in 1843, at the turning point of several eras, Don Pasquale, a composite and varied work, is the apotheosis of opera buffa. Performed for the first time at the Paris Opera, the production has been entrusted to Italian director, Damiano Michieletto, who transports us directly to the sincerity and dramatic splendor at the heart of a seemingly light‑hearted work.

  • Showing Times: Thursday 19 June at 6.15pm
  • Running Time: 2hrs 35mins
  • Tickets from: £16.50 - £18.00
  • first showing: Thu 21 Jun 2018
  • last showing: Thu 21 Jun 2018

Glyndebourne: Madama Butterfly - Live

Madama Butterfly is a classic love story that never fails to move, a tragic romance that sweeps you along in the intensity of its action.

  • Showing Times: Thursday 21 June at 6.30pm
  • Running Time: 210 minutes
  • Tickets from: £16.50 - £18.00
  • first showing: Thu 26 Jul 2018
  • last showing: Thu 26 Jul 2018

Glyndebourne: Saul – Recorded (2015)

David has vanquished the giant Goliath, but not everyone rejoices in his victory. Jealous of the young warrior, King Saul turns against him, descending into violent, destructive madness that forces his children to choose between loyalty and love, tearing both a family and a nation apart.

  • Showing Times: Thursday 26 July at 6.30pm
  • Running Time: 210 minutes
  • Tickets from: £18.00 - £18.00
  • first showing: Sat 28 Jul 2018
  • last showing: Sun 29 Jul 2018

André Rieu’s 2018 Maastricht Concert

One of the most popular live acts in the world, the King of the Waltz André Rieu has announced that his 2018 Maastricht concerts will be screened in over 2000 cinemas worldwide across the weekend of 28th – 29th July, as he performs his hometown shows this year with a celebration of love.

  • Showing Times: Saturday July 28th at 19.00 & Sunday July 29th at 15.00
  • Running Time: 185 mins
  • Tickets from: £16.50 - £18.00
  • first showing: Tue 14 Aug 2018
  • last showing: Tue 14 Aug 2018

Glyndebourne: Vanessa – Live

A rare opportunity to see Barber’s Pulitzer Prize-winning work – opera from the age of Hitchcock, with an atmospheric score and tense, psychological twists.


  • Showing Times: Tuesday 14 August at 6.30pm
  • Running Time: 210 minutes
  • Tickets from: £15.00 - £16.00
  • first showing: Thu 13 Sep 2018
  • last showing: Thu 13 Sep 2018

La Boheme on Sydney Harbour

From the World's Most Spectacular Opera series, experience the love, laughter and loss of La Bohème at the magnificent Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour. Puccini’s beloved classic – the original bohemian love story – has long captivated audiences around the world. His music swells with love, soars in ecstasy, crackles with jealousy and cries with heartache. With lavish sets and costumes transforming the harbour-top stage into a romantic Paris winter, Opera Australia's glittering production will be an unforgettable delight.

  • Showing Times: Thursday 13 September at 7.30pm
  • Running Time: 3 hours and 45 minutes including two intervals